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Justice Department Implements New Measures Against Elder Fraud and Abuse

It’s no secret that our world evolves quickly. With new technologies emerging seemingly every day, keeping up with the latest can be difficult for people of all ages. But this is especially true for seniors! These constant changes don’t just slow you down when communicating with friends and families—they can also make you more susceptible [...]

2022-11-04T16:36:44-07:00November 1st, 2022|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Justice Department Implements New Measures Against Elder Fraud and Abuse

“Grandparent Scam” Elder Fraud Ring Busted by DOJ – Here’s What You Should Know

If you’ve been reading our recent articles and keeping up with the news, you’ve no doubt heard about the rampant elder fraud targeting seniors. In addition to internet and telephone scams that try to steal funds from unsuspecting seniors, there’s also the frightening trend of elder guardianship scams that you should be aware of. Elder [...]

2021-09-24T14:19:47-07:00September 24th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on “Grandparent Scam” Elder Fraud Ring Busted by DOJ – Here’s What You Should Know

How to Outsmart Scammers and Protect Yourself Against Elder Fraud

Every year about 7.86 million U.S. seniors fall victim to elder fraud like phone, internet and other financial scams. (See our article on elder guardianship fraud here.) Their losses total a staggering $148 billion. The unfortunate reality is that duping seniors is a growth industry. And as the senior population increases, more and more Americans [...]

2022-08-20T17:17:24-07:00May 19th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on How to Outsmart Scammers and Protect Yourself Against Elder Fraud